123 Chase, Augustus: Telegram
The Counselor of Embassy in China ( Smyth ) to the Secretary of State
[Received May 6—6 a.m.]
752. [To Mukden:] Proposal in your unnumbered April 30, 4 p.m.26 that Chase proceed Harbin accompanied by Rigg, communications equipment, and such personnel as you deem immediately essential as soon as transportation available is approved.
Executive Headquarters [at] Peiping has been informed to offer you assistance. You should consult Robertson27 [at] Peiping before making approach Communist representatives Mukden.
Sent to Mukden as 7, May 6, 11 a.m., repeated to Dept. as 752; repeated to Peiping for Robertson as 45.